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Police looking for gunman in liquor store shooting
On 11-16-13 at approximately 8:31 PM Nederland Police responded to a Robbery/Shooting at Twin City Liquor 507 North Hwy 347. On arrival officers located a 52 year old male suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper right chest and shoulder area. The victim was conscious and was able to speak with officers at the scene. He was later transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. He is listed in stable condition.
Video obtained from the scene shows what appears to be a white male enter the store wearing a camouflage hoodie brandishing a silver handgun. The actor then appears to say something to the victim and then fires the shot striking him. The victim then opens the cash drawer and the actor then reached across the counter and removed an undetermined amount of cash. It is believed the suspect then fled the scene in an unknown make and model vehicle.
The suspect is described as a white male 25-35 approximately 6 ft. 175-185 pounds with a sandy colored mustache and possible slight beard on his chin.
Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Nederland Police Dept. at 722-4965.